mo·​ra·​da | \ məˈrädə \
plural -s

Definition of morada

: a meetinghouse or chapel of the Penitentes knees growing numb on the stone floor of the morada— R. V. Hunter

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History and Etymology for morada

American Spanish, from Spanish, house, dwelling, from morar to live, dwell, from Latin morari to delay, remain

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“Morada.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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